Suzuki

   He founded the company Suzuki Loom Works in 1909 Machio Suzuki (Michio Suzuki). Then it was a small factory, located in the coastal village of Hamamatsu (now it is the city). The products of this small company rather quickly managed to reach the highest level, beating counterparts from European competitors. In 1920, the company became known as Suzuki Loom Manufacturing Co.

  He founded the company Suzuki Loom Works in 1909 Machio Suzuki (Michio Suzuki). Then it was a small factory, located in the coastal village of Hamamatsu (now it is the city). The products of this small company rather quickly managed to reach the highest level, beating counterparts from European competitors. In 1920, the company became known as Suzuki Loom Manufacturing Co.

  The idea to produce cars emerged in the late 30s. Even produced a couple of prototypes. However, the war began crossed all these plans. To return to them it took more than ten years.

  In 1951, there is a fundamentally new creation - a bicycle equipped with a small engine. New feature called Power Free. The experience was a success - not rich, many Japanese are eagerly bought myself this wheeled wonder. The government even gave Suzuki a subsidy for the continuation and improvement of production.

  Over time, Suzuki and begin to mass production motorcycles. In 1954 the company changed its name to Suzuki Motor Co., Ltd. A year later again pops up on the dream car. Appears tiny model Suzulight. Small cars (both urban and off-road vehicles - the first was the Suzuki Jimny, which appeared in 1968 and is issued today) all become "business card" of the company. In Japan, these cars are even referred to his class - kei car. These products Suzuki is known all over the world, but most of all in India (a subsidiary of Maruti Suzuki) and adjacent countries (Pakistani Suzuki Motor Company Limited). Everywhere respected and motorcycle companies.

  But not only cars and motorcycles. It produces Suzuki and trucks, scooters, motor scooters, quads, as well as outboard motors.

  Since 1990 the company called Suzuki Motor Corporation. The headquarters is still located in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan (Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan). There is also and working since 2009. Suzuki Plaza Museum.


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